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Monthly Archives: December 2011


A New Year

And with a sweet breath of fresh air, winter breeze blows night into a new year full of hope and promise. BeholdView full post »


Christmas Afternoon

Hope your day was delightfully peaceful. * sweet shot tuesday 52 weeks of happiness communal global kodachromeView full post »


{1} The Gift of Love

I imagined that on this, the last day in my twelve days before Christmas and on Christmas Eve, I would be wishing forView full post »


{2} The Gift of Friendship

Hello there! Welcome to my space. I’m so glad you are here and hope you will stay aView full post »


{3} The Gift of Tradition

We had two Christmas trees when I was growing up… A big fat live tree that we cut fresh, that pulled all theView full post »


{4} The Gift of Christmas Spirit

you feel it, don’t you? that little something sparkling in the air? people scurryingView full post »


{5} The Gift of Beauty

a bird in the shadows sparkle and light color andView full post »


{7&6} The Gifts of Wellness

a sunny Sunday afternoon a boy and his mom a young man and his mom 6678 feet {twice} 121View full post »


{8} The Gift of Hope

amidst all of my new dreamy grays and whites and silvers, stands this, all colorful and playful andView full post »


{9} The Gift of Silliness

You know you’re from East Tennessee when… Your son poses for family photos in a full Gillie suit, andView full post »


Ode to {the Colors of} Tuscany :: {10} The Gift of Home

I don’t usually write about {or photograph, heaven forbid} my home or the decor of it. We lead such hecticView full post »


{11} Peaceful Mornings

Wishing you the gift of peaceful mornings. *View full post »


{12} The Gift of Time

Do you remember, as a child, on the last day of school, summer stretched out a lifetime before you? The days wereView full post »


A New Day

Breathe… In. {Breathe out.} It’s morning in the country and the sun is just peeping over the horizon.View full post »



Spring, she is waited for, and beckons out of winter slumber, dressed in her new green grass andView full post »